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Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Levels

Female tenure/tenure-track faculty are not represented at the highest levels of tenure when compared to their male counterparts. As of the 2013-14 academic year, only 33% of female tenure/tenure-track faculty were classified as Full Professors, compared with 52.2% of male tenure/tenure-track faculty ...

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Degree Attainment

With fewer females than males interested in pursuing a degree in engineering or computer/information sciences, fewer bachelor's degrees are awarded to females as compared to males. Overall, interest in these fields has grown, with more than 160,000 bachelor's degrees in engineering and computer/info ...

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Undergraduate Attrition

A study in 2013 found that though more females than males that major in STEM in college graduate with a STEM degree, over 30% of females are switching out of STEM to pursue a non-STEM degree and over 14% are leaving without a degree. ...

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